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Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island is an island off the coast of County Antrim in Northern Ireland. It is 7 miles long and about a mile wide.

Rathlin is the home of about 30 families, but also tens of thousands of seabirds, including kittiwakes, puffins and razorbills[?].

It is one of 43 Special Areas of Conservation in Northern Ireland.

Bruce's Cave is named after Robert (the) Bruce, also known as Robert I of Scotland.

A ferry connects it with Ballycastle.

See also: Conservation in the United Kingdom



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